Extrapyramidal symptoms

What is Extrapyramidal symptoms?

Set of movement disorders which might be manifestations of metabolic disorders, geriatrict disorders or anti psychotic medications. Some of the examples include acute dystonia, akathisia, dyskinisia etc. The basic etiology is lack of dopamine action which might be due to decreased dopamine levels or due to non-functionality of the dopamine receptors.

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Hi I think I may have EPSE from largactil dose of 20mg . I have restless legs . What medication
helps this?...

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Thanks for your query.

EPSE (extrapyramidal side-effects) can be seen in people when on conventional antipsychotics like chlorpromazine...

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i am suffering from schizofrenia as per my psychiatrist. I am taking medicine lithium xr 600 mg in night and trihexyphenidyl hydrochloride 2 mg...

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Haloperidol is a first generation antipsychotic that can be given for treatment of schizophrenia. Lithium is...

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my son is already taking arip 10 mg from the last 15 days, now the concerned doctor has advised to take pacitane 2mg after breakfast. what is the...

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Arip contains Aripiprazole.

It is a dopamine stabilizer can have extrapyramidal side effects (EPS)(e.g masked faces, tremor, rigidity,...

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